Woman falls 40m to her death from a popular walking track in the Blue Mountains


Blue Mountains tragedy as woman falls 40m to her death while bushwalking with friends

  • A woman has been killed after she fell while hiking trail in the Blue Mountains 
  • NSW Police, paramedics and the Toll air ambulance rushed to area about 2.15pm 
  • The woman had traveled from Sydney with five friends on Sunday 










A woman has plunged up to 40m to her death while hiking a popular trail in the Blue Mountains.

The woman had travelled from Sydney with five friends to go bushwalking for the day and was hiking the Mount Solitary trail near Katoomba. 

Emergency services were called about 2.15pm on Sunday and launched a rescue operation after eye witnesses reported seeing the woman fall up to 40m. 

A woman has fallen up to 40m to her death while hiking in the Blue Mountains on Sunday (pictured: the Toll air ambulance at the scene)

A woman has fallen up to 40m to her death while hiking in the Blue Mountains on Sunday (pictured: the Toll air ambulance at the scene) 

Officers from Blue Mountains Police Area Command, Police Rescue, and PolAir responded along with NSW Ambulance and the Toll helicopter.

A paramedic was winched into the patient but she could not be revived, a police spokeswoman said. 

A rescue operation in the tricky terrain for the rest of the group is understood to be ongoing. 

Emergency services rushed to Mount Solitary about 2.15pm on Sunday (pictured)

Emergency services rushed to Mount Solitary about 2.15pm on Sunday (pictured) 

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